When the iPod first came out, I really didn't pay much attention to it. I was still into my CD player and carrying along my music case full of CDs when I'm out and about. But the more popular the iPod became, the more I wanted it myself. There were different versions to choose from, Video, Nano and Shuffle so I'd picked iPod Nano 1GB. The media player was cute, small and slim. You can add 240 songs to the iPod and the ability to create a playlist to put your songs in order by genre, year or era it was made. You can visit iTunes, an online music store to download you5 favorite songs and transfer to the iPod. It also has a nice size bright screen where'd you can see what songs are currently playing and also the length of time. Also the cover album is shown next to the title of song and name of artist.
There are plenty of features on the iPod--an alarm clock, calendar, games (solitaire, music quiz) date and time, volume limit and plenty of more options you can set the iPod the way you want it.
The sound is incredible while listening through the earplugs. Not only does is it clear, it really does blast the music in your ears where others can hear it as well. The battery life supposedly last for 15 hours but to me it seems to drain out quickly if using it for a straight two hours.
The iPod is very convenient, why carry a load of CDs with you when you have a nice sized iPod that you can store all of your favorite songs into one device. The iPod Nano is handy, easily can fit in your pocket or purse and a good use for anyone when exercising, on your way to work, school and shopping.